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11-21-2003, 11:22 AM
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Craig's not on it.
 
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Originally Posted by JR#9
I live in NYC Wazee but my point is that ALL new arena's in the US recieve massive amounts of financial and tax considerations and there are plenty of people that don't even give a sh$t about sports that wind up footing part of the bill.
As the very article you're wetting your pants over noted, 15 US states use an "entertainment tax" or "facilities improvement fee" to subsidize those arena projects by shaking down visiting performers, including NHL players.

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